Quick Facts James Norton

  • NameJames Norton
  • Birth Year1985
  • Birth month07
  • FatherHugh Biddulph Norton
  • NationalityBritish
  • Birth PlaceLondon, England
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionEnglish actor
  • SiblingsJessica Norton
  • MotherLavinia Jane Norman

James Norton is an English actor who is best known for his role as Tommy Lee Royce in the British Crime drama series, Happy Valley. Besides, he is also one of the major characters of the television series, War & Peace.

The handsome actor is currently in the romantic relationship with girlfriend, Jessie Buckley. The couple played the characters of a brother and a sister in the BBC series, War and Peace. Well, let’s know talented actor’s personal life, education, nationality, father, mother, ethnicity, sister, son, early life, career, salary, net worth and much more. Stay with us!!!

James Norton Early Life and Education

James Geoffrey Ian Norton was born on July 18, 1985, in London, England. He is the son of Lavinia Jane Norman, mother and Hugh Biddulph Norton, father. His both father and mother were teachers and has a sister, Jessica Norton. James holds a British nationality and is of white ethnicity.

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Norton attended Ampleforth College which is an independent Roman Catholic boarding school situated in Ampleforth in North Yorkshire. Later, he attended Fitzwilliam College and got graduated in 2007 with First Class Honours. Norton then enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art for three years. However, he left in six months before graduation in order to take an acting assignment.

James Norton Career

James Norton began his acting career in 2007, in the theatre play, Cymbeline where he portrayed a role of Posthumus. After two years, he then made an onscreen appearance in the film, An Education as Jenny’s Boyfriend.

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With an ambition of being a renowned actor, Norton then appeared in the television series in 2012 in the television series, Inspector George Gently playing a role of James Blackstone. Till the present context, he has appeared in multiple television series and films including Restless, Doctor Who, By Any Means, Hampstead, Northmen: A Viking Saga and so on.

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More recently, Norton has made appearances in the television series, McMafia and is still working on the series, Happy Valley, and Grantchester. Moreover, he is also working on his upcoming movie, Gareth Jones where he will portray a role of Gareth Jones

James Norton Personal Life and Relationship

The GQ Men of the Year Award-winning actor, James Norton is currently in the relationship with a beautiful woman, Jessie Buckley.  The pair met on the set of the hit BBC show, War & Peace, and have since stayed in a committed relationship. The boyfriend and girlfriend of real life played characters of brother and sister in the series.

CAPTION:Boyfriend and Girlfriend, James and Jessie
CAPTION:Actors, James and his girlfriend, Jessie

The couple seems to be spending a quality time together. They give equal time to their professions as well as to their love life and daily activities. Apart from their relationship, neither of them have involved in extra affairs and neither there has been serious conflict between the couple which would lead to separation.

James Norton Net Worth

As an established actor, James Norton has accumulated a decent sum of money. Besides, all his films and television series works have helped him to grow his net worth. As of 2018, James Norton’s exact figure of net worth is under review, but analyzing his works, he appears to be making money in millions of dollars.